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Mental Health America Announces New Young Mental Health Leaders Council

Mental Health America (MHA) is excited to announce our new Young Mental Health Leaders Council. For the past three years, MHA’s…

Mental Health America Announces Winners of 2020 Awards

Alexandria, VA—Mental Health America (MHA) is happy to announce today the 2020 recipients of the Clifford W. Beers Award, our Mental Health Corporate Excellence Award, the Innovation in Programming Award, the Media Award, the youth-…

Mental Health America Statement on FCC Decision on 3 Digit Hotline

By Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America

“Mental Health America applauds the decision of the FCC order that 9-8-8 be established as a three-digit national, official suicide prevention and mental health crisis…

Chiming In Blog

By America Paredes, Associate Vice President of Partnerships and Community Outreach at Mental Health America Silence is complicity. I am a Latina immigrant, and that identity colors my experience. It is through this lens that I see and experience the…

By Juan Acosta, Youth Intern at Born This Way Foundation and member of Mental Health America’s Collegiate Mental Health Innovation Council As 2020 began, we didn’t expect for our lives to be altered in such a tremendous way. We all looked forward to…

By Taylor Adams, Manager of Workplace Mental Health at Mental Health America Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is easy to feel powerless and isolated. Our inability to chat with friends and family face-to-face, grab a happy hour bite to eat with coworkers…